Image Comics Collected Editions December 2012 Solicitations

Image Comics has released their December 2012 solicitations. What would Christmas be without a giant Walking Dead stocking stuffer? If you aren’t inclined to spend $100 or $150 on that book, check out the second volume of Fatale or the first volume of Mike Norton and Tim Seely’s Revival. And for something a little more on the super-natural fringe, pick up the next Perhapanauts trade: Treasure Obscura.

What are you getting?

THE WALKING DEAD OMNIBUS, VOL 4 HC
story ROBERT KIRKMAN
art & cover CHARLIE ADLARD & CLIFF RATHBURN
DECEMBER 5
560 PAGES / BW / OVERSIZED / M
$100.00
S&N EDITION $150.00
This deluxe hardcover features 24 issues of the hit series, The Walking Dead, along with the covers for the issues all in one massive, oversized slip-cased volume. Perfect for long-time fans, new readers, and anyone needing a heavy object with which to fend off the walking dead!
Collects THE WALKING DEAD 73-96

FATALE, VOL. 2: THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS TP 
story ED BRUBAKER
art / cover SEAN PHILLIPS & DAVE STEWART
DECEMBER 19
136 PAGES / FC / M
$14.99
The second arc of Image’s new hit collected just in time for new readers to jump on board with issue 11!
In 1970s Los Angeles, Josephine can’t hide from the forces of Hollywood, Satanic Cults and creepy 16mm films collected by wealthy deviants.  And when a struggling actor and his wounded friend cross her path, all hell will break loose, leaving ripples that echo all the way to modern time, where Nicolas Lash falls deeper into Josephine’s spell.
ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS’ best-selling series just gets hotter!
Collects FATALE 6 – 10

KRISHNA: A JOURNEY WITHIN OGN
story / art /cover ABHISHEK SINGH
DECEMBER 5
300 PAGES / FC OVERSIZED / E
$29.99
A searing, human portrayal of Krishna, the god of all gods awaits you in A JOURNEY WITHIN.  Journey along through his pastimes that have swayed the ages. The final confrontation between the fire of man’s consuming greed to conquer all, and the supreme power of the Divine Spirit.

BODY BAGS, VOL. 2 TP
story JASON PEARSON
art / cover JASON PEARSON
DECEMBER 12
112 PAGES / FC / M
$12.99
Jason Pearson’s controversial action series is back in this brand new trade! BODY BAGS, VOL. 2 collects stories from the sold out 3 THE HARD WAY and ONE SHOT specials, now under the same cover for the first time. Join Clownface and panda, as the original father/daughter duo kick ass across Terminus, GA! Featuring a cover gallery and never-before-seen extras, fans of this amazingly illustrated, hard-hitting series are sure to be pleased.
Collects BODY BAGS: 3 THE HARD WAY and ONE SHOT

BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER HC
story JOE CASEY
art MIKE HUDDLESTON
DECEMBER 5
250 PAGES / FC / M
$24.99
THE SUPERHEROIC PERVERSION OF THE DECADE – NOW IN AN OVERSIZED HARDCOVER EDITION!
At one time, Butcher Baker was the preeminent, All-American superhero. Now he’s… getting laid. A lot. But one last mission could signal his return to glory, and now he’s back on the blacktop! It’s a balls-out, pimp-slappin’, surreal super-epic from the twisted minds of JOE CASEY and MIKE HUDDLESTON! LOADED WITH ALL-NEW BACKMATTER MATERIAL!
Collects BUTCHER BAKER, THE RIGHTEOUS MAKER 1-8

CHEW, VOL. 6: SPACE CAKES TP
story JOHN LAYMAN
art / cover ROB GUILLORY
DECEMBER 5
156 PAGES / FC / M
$14.99
Presenting a new storyline of the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award-winner series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants!
While Tony Chu – the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from what he eats – clings to life in a hospital ICU, his twin sister Toni steps up to take center stage. Toni is cibovoyant, able to see the future of anything she eats, and, lately, she’s seeing some pretty terrible things.
Collects CHEW 26-30, plus extras, as well as the blockbuster spin-off one-shot that stole America’s heart, CHEW: SECRET AGENT POYO.

CYBER FORCE ORIGINS, VOL. 2 TP
story MARC SILVESTRI & ERIC SILVESTRI
art MARC SILVESTRI, TODD MCFARLANE & JOE BENITEZ
cover MARC SILVESTRI
DECEMBER 5
280 PAGES / FC / T+
$19.99
ORIGINS CONTINUED!
To coincide with the groundbreaking return of CYBER FORCE, Top Cow proudly continues the original stories that launched the series! Collecting the very first stories of the original ongoing CYBER FORCE series, this trade includes the “Killer Instinct” and “Assault With a Deadly Woman” storylines and more! Revisit the adventures of Velocity, Ripclaw, Heatwave, Cyblade, Impact and Ballistic, many of which have never been reprinted prior to this collection! This collection includes a complete cover gallery, character designs, commentary and more!
Collects CYBER FORCE , VOL. 2 1-8, CYBER FORCE ORIGINS 1 and more!

HACK/SLASH, VOL. 11: MARRY F*CK KILL TP
story TIM SEELEY
art DANIEL LEISTER & EMILIO LAISO
cover  TIM SEELEY
DECEMBER 19
160 PAGES / FC / T+
$16.99
This volume collects two of HACK/SLASH’s most controversial storylines, as Cassie and Vlad go face to face with the Bomb Queen in “Interdimensional Women’s Prison Breakout,” and then must prevent Samhain from going to the dark side in the midst of a giant monster invasion in “Monster Baiting.” Sex, blood, and one giant snake gorilla, in the finest HACK/SLASH tradition!
Collects HACK/SLASH, VOL. 2 9-15

HOAX HUNTERS, VOL. 1: MURDER, DEATH & THE DEVIL TP
story MICHAEL MORECI & STEVE SEELEY
art JM RINGUET, AXEL MEDELLIN & EMILIO LAISO
cover STEVE SEELEY
DECEMBER 5
160 PAGES / FC / T+
$14.99
In this first collection of the critically acclaimed series, the Hoax Hunters travel to Russia, the Louisiana Bayou, and 1984 New Jersey to seek out the truth behind supernatural events – and cover them up! The Hoax Hunters demonstrate the truth isn’t out there. Includes the much sought after issue 0.
Collects HOAX HUNTERS 0-5

THE PERHAPANAUTS, VOL. 2: TREASURE OBSCURA TP
story TODD DEZAGO
art CRAIG ROUSSEAU & VARIOUS
cover CRAIG ROUSSEAU
DECEMBER 12
128 PAGES / FC / E
$9.99
Buried treasure from THE PERHAPANAUTS vaults! Includes THE PERHAPANAUTS 5.5, THE PERHAPANAUTS 6, THE PERHAPANAUTS HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR 1, and THE PERHAPANAUTS: MOLLY’S STORY 1. Plus; never-before-published stories from the online “Tales from the Perhaps”! and other extras!

REVIVAL, VOL. 1: YOU’RE AMONG FRIENDS TP
story TIM SEELEY
art / cover  MIKE NORTON & MARK ENGLERT
DECEMBER 12
128 PAGES / FC / T+
$12.99
For one day in rural central Wisconsin, the dead came back to life. Now it’s up to Officer Dana Cypress to deal with the media scrutiny, religious zealots, and government quarantine that has come with them. In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Cypress must solve a brutal murder, and everyone, alive or undead, is a suspect. The sell-out hit series created by NYT Bestselling author TIM SEELEY and Eisner winning artist MIKE NORTON is collected with bonus material!
Collects REVIVAL 1-5 and the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY short story

THINK TANK TP
story MATT HAWKINS
art RAHSAN EKEDAL
cover RAHSAN EKEDAL & BRIAN REBER
DECEMBER 5
120 PAGES / BW / T
$14.99
Dr. David Loren is many things: child prodigy, inventor, genius, slacker… mass murderer. When a military think tank’s smartest scientist decides he can no longer stomach creating weapons of destruction, will he be able to think his way out of his dilemma or find himself subject to the machinations of smaller men?
Collecting the original series in its entirety, this trade paperback also is jam packed with a complete cover gallery, bonus articles, behind-the-scenes sketches, and more!
Collects THINK TANK 1-4

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